Remembering Michael

Reading Time: < 1 minute This Is It, the offiical Ad/Promo video of the scheduled London concert (YouTube link) Beat it (YouTube). More videos (powered by YouTube, complied by Trader1688). Pictures: Michael Jackson Life and Times by Life Magazine.

Ivan Seidenberg with Charlie Rose

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ivan is the Chairman and CEO of Verizon. Verizon (with VodaFone) owns Verizon Wireless (VZ), the No. 2 wireless carrier in the US. VZ operates the nation’s most reliable network. Ian shared his thoughts on communication, wireless industry evolution, and healthcare (a topic in heated debate in the US capital these days). The link to… Continue reading Ivan Seidenberg with Charlie Rose

Google China put on hot seat

Reading Time: < 1 minute 谷歌, Google China, is reprimanded by CCTV (China official TV) on its prime time news broadcast, for “provide easy access to porn material in search, and harm Chinese youth”. A while ago Baidu was blamed for “placing faked medicine ads in search results”. Video source: Tudou.

Is cash for clunker a windfall for consumers?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Not really. Some issues: eligibility, trade-in value of your old clunker (maybe more than $3,500 or $4,500), also your clunker may worth more than its face value (consider the insurance cost and property tax of a new car). MyMoneyBlog has did some analysis on his/her own (used) vehicles; and Edmunds.com has a comprehensive article including… Continue reading Is cash for clunker a windfall for consumers?

From Live to Bing

Reading Time: < 1 minute Microsoft Bing, the new search engine which represents the high hope of Microsoft executives, goes alive today (incidentally today marks another big event in US corp history: General Motor files for bankruptcy). Underneath the Bing, it is really the re-brand of Microsoft Live search, plus some new features, as shown last week at D7. (Actually… Continue reading From Live to Bing

AllThingsD the D7 conference

Reading Time: < 1 minute Walt Mossberg talks about his overall impression of the conference, Walt is the conference organizor, and he is also the tech writer for WSJ besides his involvement to AllThingsD and D conferece (both owned by WSJ, I think). (both videos from Yahoo Tech-ticker) And his comments on Palm Pre (this one could cause some anxiety… Continue reading AllThingsD the D7 conference

Pre Demo at D7 conference

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update from The Register May 29) Palm Pre plays nicely with iTunes. See more D7 video here. Here is another interesting one, for instance, Microsoft new search engine “Bing“.

More Nokia smartphones: E63 and 5800 XpressMusic

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is a review of E63 at Brighthand. This one goes for $149.99 after $50 mail-in rebate at Amazon. I saw lots of Ads for a more high end version E71 at WSJ recently. The main difference is the latter has better camera (3M vs. 2M), has GPS and made from metal (vs. plastic for… Continue reading More Nokia smartphones: E63 and 5800 XpressMusic

Internet Safety

Reading Time: < 1 minute Internet safety became an hot issue recently because incident the Craigslist Ad. and Boston Med student. Enough publicity has been given to that case, but here is another incident drawed my attention today (concertforkatherine; Background).

Some Nokia Smartphone deals from Dell

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update May 25) The offer expired on late night May 22 when I was comparing N85 with Nokia 5800. However, one can find lightly used ones at eBay for about $230 to $250. Found this Nokia N85 Reviews from theNokiaBlog: Nokia N85 Review – Part 1 The Physical; Top 5 Reasons Why Nokia N85 Is… Continue reading Some Nokia Smartphone deals from Dell